Join us for the inaugural year of Science + Literature public programs

May 2022


The National Book Foundation and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation continue the inaugural year of Science + Literature with free public programs highlighting each of the selected titles: The Kissing Bug: A True Story of a Family, an Insect, and a Nation’s Neglect of a Deadly Disease by Daisy Hernández, The Radiant Lives of Animals by Linda Hogan, and In the Field by Rachel Pastan. The programming includes in-person events at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, NY featuring Daisy Hernández and Dr. Jessica L. Ware, and the Mechanics’ Hall in Portland, ME featuring Rachel Pastan and Weike Wang, and a virtual event presented in partnership with Seattle Arts & Lectures featuring Linda Hogan and Rena Priest.
To learn more about the programs and to RSVP, please click through below, or visit the National Book Foundation’s events calendar.

Science + Literature Summer 2022 Schedule

08jun8:00 pmScience + Literature: Reading the Natural World8:00 pm EDT

23jun7:00 pmScience + Literature: The Gender Disparity7:00 pm EDT 519 Congress Street, Portland, ME

27jul7:00 pmScience + Literature: Investigating Disease and Access7:00 pm EDT 200 Central Park West


The Science + Literature program is made possible by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.